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Senior Purchasing Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH138490
  • Location: Germany
  • Sector: Off-shore wind, Renewables
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 22/12/2018
This vacancy has now expired.

Our client, an industry leading Independent Power Producer (IPP) within the renewable energy space, are offering an incredible opportunity for a Senior Purchasing Manager. You will be responsible for reviewing and assessing the performance of the purchasing department, overseeing final stages of negotiations and building inter-departmental relationships supporting the direct procurement process. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual to join and maintain the company's high level of success in the market, offering a salary level of €70,000-€100,000 p/a gross + Bonus + Package (Experience dependent).

Senior Purchasing Manager duties and responsibilities:

  • Building relationships with suppliers.
  • Cost control and management of the purchase budget, including monitoring the purchase costs of the main equipment, in close cooperation with the Financial division
  • Take ownership for the development and maintenance of standard contracts within the procurement vertical
  • Developing and implementing procurement strategies.
  • Hold responsibility for department spend and ensure commitments in budgets and forecasts are kept

Senior Purchasing Manager desired experience:

  • 5 years' experience within purchasing.
  • Bachelor's degree - could include Business, Economics, Logistics or equivalent.
  • Experience in conducting purchases for the needs of service projects in the energy industry.
  • Knowledge of the energy market in the area of ​​suppliers, experience in acquiring new suppliers, and supervision and development of an already existing database of qualified suppliers.
  • Good communication skills and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in both spoken and written German and English.

If this sounds like something you are particularly interested in, please apply with an updated version of your CV to or feel free to give me a call on +44 207 268 9355.

For more information about this role please contact our London office